Wake Forest University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: WFU-APS [#16212]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Biostatistics or related area
Application Deadline: 2020/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/08/28, listed until 2020/12/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wake Forest University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in statistics to begin in July 2021, to meet the rapidly growing demand for statistics at Wake Forest University and to lay the foundation for continued development. We seek faculty with a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, a desire to mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, and a commitment to enhance the breadth, depth, and diversity of our statistics programs. We welcome diversity and encourage inclusivity, and seek applicants with demonstrated success or interest in working with diverse populations. The positions are open to all areas of statistics. The positions are at the assistant level, but hiring at the associate level may be considered under exceptional circumstances. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related area is required. The teaching load is two courses per semester (or equivalent).

The department has twenty-six permanent faculty members, with nine statisticians whose research interests include the areas of networks, applied probability, statistical methodology, bioinformatics, ecological statistics, record linkage, statistical education, functional data analysis, sufficient dimension reduction, causal inference, biostatistics, spatio-temporal models, Bayesian methods, environmental statistics, and actuarial science. Statistics programs within the department include both a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematical Statistics, and an M.S. with a track in Mathematical Statistics. In addition, the department offers a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, a B.S. in each of Mathematical Business and Mathematical Economics, and an M.S. with a track in Mathematics, along with a vibrant research atmosphere across many areas of mathematics. More information can be found at http://college.wfu.edu/math/.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The letter of application should explain why the teaching and research environment at Wake Forest is a good fit for the candidate. At least two of the letters of recommendation should address the scholarship and/or scholarship potential of the applicant; at least one of the letters of recommendation should address the teaching ability of the applicant. Review of applications will begin by October 18. For full consideration applicants should apply by this date, however applications will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. Any questions or concerns should be addressed to Rob Erhardt (erhardrj@wfu.edu). Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

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Further Info:
Wake Forest University
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
PO Box 7388
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

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